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Item 27976

Farmington Social Library, Regulations, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Farmington Public Library

Date: circa 1900

Location: Farmington

Media: Ink on paper

Item 31517

Records of The Second Social Library in North Yarmouth, 1817

Contributed by: Prince Memorial Library

Date: 1817-01-13

Location: Cumberland; North Yarmouth

Media: Handwritten in ink on rag paper

Item 80960

Martha Osgood letter on visits from friends, Hollis, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1862

Location: Hollis

Media: Ink on paper

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Student strike, Colby College, 1970

Protests

Throughout the history of the state, residents have protested, on paper or in the streets, to increase rights for various groups, to effect social change, to prevent social change, or to let their feelings be known about important issues.

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Mary King Scrimgeour dress, Lewiston, ca. 1895

Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

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Good Will Farm roundel, Fairfield, 1918

George W. Hinckley and Needy Boys and Girls

George W. Hinckley wanted to help needy boys. The farm, school and home he ran for nearly sixty nears near Fairfield stressed home, religion, education, discipline, industry, and recreation.

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Site

Patrons of Husbandry Regalia Cabinet, ca. 1904

Houlton Grange

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Site

Men studying, Portland, ca. 1940

The Cedars

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Oakfield Grange, 2005

Oakfield Grange 414

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My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 9 View All

Story

Being a woman Union member was a challenge in the paper mill

by Cindy Bennett


I worked in the paper mills and for the Union during the 1987 strike.

Story

How 20 years in the Navy turned me into an active volunteer

by Joy Asuncion


My service didn't end when I retired from the Navy

Story

I feel like there will always be a need for Paper

by Patricia Richards


The Paper Industry is very important to people in the Jay, Livermore Falls, and Rumford areas.